Summer Garden Tips

Anyone who is into gardening can tell you that this is a nice way to not only save money but to also have something nice that you can do as a hobby, either alone or with other family members. When you want to grow vegetables, there are a number of tips that you can keep in mind so that your garden DIY project goes off without a hitch, as featured in the recent Fashion NI Summer Garden series.

Decide What To Plant

When you are just starting out, it will always be best to think small. Picking a few vegetables that you know your family will eat and seeing what you get for a yield with the first season will give you an indicator of what you may want to add next time. Veggies like peppers, squash and tomatoes will provide all through the season, while other options like corn, radishes and carrots will produce only one time for you.

How Much Space?

The nice thing about gardening is that you actually do not need a whole lot of space. There are many people today who enjoy container gardening, or they will even build a living wall that produces veggies and herbs in containers that are strategically placed. Keep in mind that a smaller, well-tended garden is going to usually put out a higher yield than a larger garden that you may not have the time or resources to care for.  One great tool for a garden clean up before you start planting is a power washer, to clean the grime off the concrete surfaces and walls in your garden.  We recommend Careful Gardener Electric Power Washers for good quality pressure washers.

Finally, remember to check on the suggestions for the veggies that you are growing to be sure that they are placed where they will get enough sun. Also, you need to have some good soil that is well-drained and high in organic matter to get the best result. Finally, you need to stay on top of the watering, and always give your garden healthy drinks if there is a dry spell. Overall, you will see that a garden DIY can be very rewarding!